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Definition of syrupy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈsərəpi//
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  1. 1thick and sticky like syrup; containing syrup Heat the liquid until it is thick and syrupy.
  2. 2(disapproving) extremely emotional and romantic and therefore unpleasant; too sentimental a syrupy romantic novel
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